variables contains a data to store. Programming languages provides type safety which means variables holds the specific type of the data.

Powershell offerrs datatypes to dallow type safety for storing the variables.




datatype is a valid datatype supported in Powershell Scripting

Datatype can be one of the following

  • Inintteger: Represents the whole numbers, example are 1,90
  • Float: Contains precission and decimal numbers, Example are 1.11
  • String: Contains characters and letters, Example are content
  • Boolean: Boolean value such as True or False
  • DateTime: represents date and time stamp
  • arrays ; Collection of elements stored under a single variable
  • hashtable: Stores the key and value pair elements